Make AR & VR in Class / Base Graduation on Learning not Time / Face Recognition Trends

Free Resources for Busy Parents and Educators Who Don’t Have as Much Time to Read and Surf as I Do

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Make AR & VR in the classroom<./a> Get started with CoSpaces for free. Download the brochure PDF. @CoSpaces_Edu

Graduation Must Depend on Learning, Not Time. In schools across our country, time is the constant, and the quality of learning is the variable. Does this make sense to you?
@MorceaseBeasley @MiamiSup @SDPHite @SuptJaraCCSD @drmonicaceo @JerryAlmendarez @educationweek

Face Recognition
Top Image and Facial Recognition Trends to Lookout for 2022 – By 2022, the best image and facial recognition trends will take lead in various sectors. @bee_sumana @analyticsinme @Khulood_Almani


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Explore creative sound making. Soundtrap for Education empowers students and teachers to explore creative sound recording in all subjects, for all ages and ability levels. @soundtrap

New Drone


Creepy New Drone That Walks and Flies Is a Robopocalypse Nightmare Come True. In tests, the two-legged flying robot successfully rode a skateboard and walked on a slackline. @dvorsky @YvesMulkers @marcusborba @Gizmodo



A new world of behavior change awaits!. Classcraft lets you chieve equitable outcomes with your SEL, PBIS, MTSS and behavioral RTI initiatives. @classcraftgame

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Laziness quote@eileen_lennon Moderator of #NYCSchoolsTechChat

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

This one-of-a-kind McDonald’s has a ‘McBoat’ float-thru window. Scott, whose 4.4 million-subscriber channel focuses on highlighting “Amazing Places” across the world, says that the McBoat struck him as profile-worthy due to its combination of different and predictable. @hanfrish @nypost @tomscott


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

Suite Talk
180 Moving Forward past the Pandemic with Dr. Doug Green – On October 4, 2021, I was Kim Mattina’s guest on her weekly show. Please join us for a discussion on what we can gain from our pandemic experiences as educators.

The Future of Smart

The Future of Smart: How Our Education System Needs to Change to Help All Young People Thrive by Ulcca Joshi Hansen

Noise: A Flaw In Human Judgement by Daniel Kahneman, Oliver Sibony, & Cass Sunstein

Weapons of Mass Instruction: A Schoolteacher’s Journey Through the Dark World of Compulsory Schooling by John Taylor Gatto

Unwinding Anxiety: New Science Shows How to Break the Cycles of Worry and Fear to Heal Your Mind by Judson Brewer

Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation by Steven Johnson

Cup of Joe
Listen to Dr. Doug on the “Cup of Joe” podcast. I recorded it last week. On it, I talk about the many good things I have seen in schools doing hybrid teaching. @PodcastCupOfJoe @DrDougGreen @BrainAwakes

Grasp: The Science of Transforming How We Learn by Sanjay Sarma with Luke Yoquinto

Back to School COVID Myths – It’s popular to say that hybrid learning is negatively impacting poor students who generally attend schools with lots of discipline issues. Is it possible that some poor kids who make a serious effort to learn aren’t the big winners? There may be stresses at home, but not many bullies. @DrDougGreen @mssackstein

This is my podcast on the Jabbedu Network. Please consider listening and buying my book Teaching Isn’t Rocket Science, It’s Way More Complex. Here’s a free executive summary. @jabbedu @DrDougGreen

Boys and Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity by Peggy Orenstein

Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry & Jean Greaves (the book can be found here)

Upstream: How to Solve Problems Before They Happen by Dan Heath

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